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  • Reigniting the rivalry: Fans say Browns-Steelers match-up is more meaningful & intense than ever

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WJW) — Is one of the most storied rivalries in the NFL heating up again? Cleveland and Pittsburgh fans seem to think so. Despite a steady downpour and dreary weather in Pittsburgh, around 8 o’clock Sunday morning a group of Browns fans who drove to Heinz Field for the big game were busy setting up their orange Browns tent as they prepared to tailgate. It wasn’t ong before the group, and many other Browns fans who showed up […]

  • ‘It’s going to be absolutely crazy and intense’: Browns fans excited for rematch against Steelers

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — It’s one of the most storied rivalries in the NFL. But, after the on-field brawl between the Browns and Steelers during their last game and with Cleveland on a three game winning streak, many fans expect Sunday’s game will be more intense than usual. Ohio State football fans packed the Harry Buffalo in Downtown Cleveland Saturday afternoon.  They gathered to cheer on the Buckeyes against bitter rival Michigan. But, many Northeast Ohio football fans have another long time […]

  • Community mourning loss of 11-year-old boy shot and killed at birthday party in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland police are continuing to investigate after an 11-year-old boy was shot and killed. According to the department, it happened at an apartment building in the 1800 block of E. 97th Street on Saturday night. The boy has since identified by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office as Tyshaun Taylor. He was reportedly shot while at a birthday party hosted by a 16-year-old. The teen’s mother was at the store at the time. Two other juveniles then […]

  • Friends desperate to find missing pregnant woman from Mansfield, boyfriend found dead

    DAYTON, Ohio (WJW) — The Montgomery County coroner has confirmed that authorities have located the body of Todd Burkhart. A body was found Friday night in Dayton on Wildwood Avenue in the search for a missing couple from Mansfield. Burkhart, 28, and Kyla Hayton, 20, were reported missing earlier this week. Family members told Mansfield police they last heard from Hayton, who is five months pregnant, on Nov. 16. The couple was traveling to Columbus and Dayton over the weekend. […]

  • Nearly 2,000 customers without heat after gas line ruptures in Wellington

    WELLINGTON, Ohio (WJW) — Some residents have been evacuated after a gas line ruptured in Wellington. Police say the gas leak occurred at Barker and and East Hamilton Streets. They received reports of the incident around 8 a.m. on Sunday. Columbia Gas is currently on scene with Wellington Police and Fire.  A spokesperson says 1,900 customers have been impacted by this incident.  They have not released an estimated time for restoration. Police say certain areas of the village should expect a […]

  • Akron community helps raise money for the Justin Winebrenner Memorial Scholarship fund

    AKRON, Ohio (WJW) — Hundreds of people packed the Akron FOP Lodge Saturday evening to help raise money for a scholarship fund created in honor of fallen Akron police officer Rob Winebrenner. He was shot and killed while off duty by Kenan Ivery back in 2014. Ivery had been kicked out of Papa Don’s Pub but came back inside with a gun. Winebrenner tried to stop him when he was hit. Winebrenner was a 32-year-old father at the time. His […]

  • Parents in Willoughby-Eastlake School District concerned over budget cuts following failed tax levy

    EASTLAKE, Ohio (WJW) – Many parents in the Willoughby-Eastlake School District are very concerned with deep cuts to athletics, some academics and other programs brought on by the failure of a school tax levy last Tuesday. It was standing room only as more than 200 parents packed a large room for a meeting on the failure of Issue 4 at the school board building Sunday night. They gathered together with Superintendent Steve Thompson to learn more about the cuts that include […]

  • Cleveland police investigating two deadly shootings; suspects wanted in both cases

    CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — Cleveland police are investigating two separate homicides that occurred in the past 24 hours. According to police, a 21-year-old man was shot around 7:44 p.m. Friday in the 1400 block of W. 84th Street. When officers arrived on scene they located the victim and provided first aid.  EMS transported the man to the hospital where he died from his injuries. Authorities say the victim was inside a residence arguing with the suspect, described as a woman, […]

  • ‘She had a big heart’: Family and friends mourning loss of woman shot and killed in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — Family and friends are mourning the loss of 36-year-old April Magana. Police said she was one of three people shot and killed after an altercation at a party early Saturday morning on Cleveland’s west side. “They should know she had a big heart. She cared about all of the people in her life. Her children. Her family, and her friends,” said April’s sister, Tonya Szalay. The other two victims include Muriel Nicole Tursivio and a man, whose name […]

  • Ford’s $900 million investment in Ohio Assembly Plant to give big boost to local economy

    AVON LAKE, Ohio — Residents, business owners and city officials in Avon Lake are happy to hear about Ford’s plans to invest $900 million into the Ohio Assembly Plant. “That’s just great news for the local economy. It’s going to do nothing except create jobs in the area. It’s going to help local businesses,” said Avon Lake resident Nick Maitland. The UAW announced the blockbuster deal it made with Ford on Friday. Ford will add a new vehicle in 2023, […]

  • Local fire department mourns loss of firefighter who died while trying to help car crash victims

    COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — One of the people who died of an “accidental electrocution” Sunday following a car crash in Lorain County was a Columbia Township firefighter. Columbia Township Fire Chief Ray Anthony told FOX 8 News Brett Wilson, 23, was with the department for two years. Chief Anthony said Wilson was hired as a firefighter and recently became a certified paramedic. The chief said Wilson just completed his paramedic certificate at Tri-C three months ago. The township posted a […]

  • ‘This is amazing’: Woman nearly killed by hit-skip driver in Cleveland wakes from coma after 26 days

      CLEVELAND, Ohio — A 26-year-old woman who was nearly killed after getting hit by a car is now awake and has even spoken a sentence. Ayana Barkley was crossing the street at Miles Avenue and East 119th Street around 2 a.m. Sept. 28 when she was run over. The driver did not stop. Ayana has been in a coma ever since. Her father, Michael Barkley, said she is now being weaned off her ventilator. “This is amazing that’s she’s […]

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